STEM Family Night draws large crowd of local students

The Fort Meade Alliance held the 6th Annual STEM Family Night at Arundel Mills Mall on November 8, attracting more than 500 elementary and middle school students and parents from…

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FMA’s Tech Mania brings local STEM-Centric Students Hands-on Experiences

More than 130 freshman students gathered at Anne Arundel Community College’s Regional Higher Education Center for the Fort Meade Alliance’s Tech Mania on Oct. 27. The morning was spent with…

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Fort Meade Alliance Appoints New President-Elect

The Fort Meade Alliance (FMA) Executive Committee and Board of Directors have appointed Doreen E. Harwood, Senior Vice President of Leidos as the organization’s President-Elect. Harwood will take over the…

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Fort Meade Alliance Welcomes New Board Members

The Fort Meade Alliance (FMA) appointed one new Executive Committee member, two new board members and re-elected three board members during its June 15, 2017 Annual Meeting & Cocktail Reception.…

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FMA Foundation Reaches Major Milestone for Resiliency and Education Center at Fort Meade

(Hanover, Md. June 21, 2017) — The Fort Meade Alliance Foundation has been awarded $500,000 from the State of Maryland for its campaign to create a new Resiliency and Education…

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FMA’s Tech Mania Engages Students through Innovative STEM Presentations

On April 28, 2017, over 120 ninth-grade students from around Baltimore County attended the Fort Meade Alliance’s Tech Mania held at Community College of Baltimore County’s Essex (CCBC) campus. Students…

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Collaboration, innovation by private sector core to fighting leading national security threat

In less than a decade, cyber has evolved from an issue that didn’t warrant inclusion in threat assessment briefings to the leading threat to U.S. national security. Addressing that threat…

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FMA Foundation taps new ability to support the Fort Meade community

Never underestimate the power of a challenge to transform an organization. When leaders of the Fort Meade Alliance and FMA Foundation decided to build a Resiliency and Education Center on…

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Alexander, Van Hollen discuss measures to strengthen U.S. cyber defenses

America could improve its cyber defenses by “orders of magnitude” if government, critical industries, private companies and cyber innovators could develop a robust framework for working closely together. That was…

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Tapestry project aims to create “new norm” for serving the military child

A joint project by the Fort Meade Alliance (FMA) and Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) is advancing towards an ambitious goal, namely setting a new educational standard for serving…

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Fort Meade Alliance hosted 5th Annual STEM Family Night

More than 500 attendees including elementary and middle school students and their parents participated in hands-on demonstrations during the Fort Meade Alliance’s STEM Family Night, held last week in the food…

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FMA VP Joe Pacileo interviewed by Federal News Radio

On this edition of Columbia Technology Partner’s Ready to Prime, Allen Scott sits down with Joe Pacileo, vice president of the Fort Meade Alliance.  Their multi-faceted goals include ensuring that…

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FMA’s Tech Mania Provides Hands-On STEM Insights

More than 120 ninth grade students participated in hands-on STEM-related demonstrations during the Fort Meade Alliance’s (FMA) Tech Mania, held last week at the Community College of Baltimore County’s Catonsville…

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Fort Meade Alliance Appoints New Board Members

The Fort Meade Alliance (FMA) has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors effective October 1, 2016. The new Board members are Will Metts, Director of Strategy and Program…

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Fort Meade Alliance Makes Changes to Board of Directors

The Fort Meade Alliance (FMA) elected three board members, re-elected one director and filled two Executive Committee positions at the organization’s annual meeting on June 15. FMA members unanimously voted…

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May 11: 2016 Anne Arundel County Update

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh will provide his annual county update to the business community during a breakfast event on May 11 at the BWI Marriott. Network with fellow…

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Rising Star Network to Hold Spring Mentorship Event

The Fort Meade Alliance’s young professional’s initiative, the Rising Star Network, will host its spring mentorship event on Thursday, May 19. The event will provide emerging leaders from FMA member…

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Tech Talk: How Vulnerable is Your Vehicle

Join the Fort Meade Alliance’s Meade Business Connect (MBC) for the next MBC Opportunities & Connections on May 12 to network with regional business leaders and learn more about the…

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FGGM Post Access Changes Take Effect on April 4

Beginning April 4, all visitors to Fort George G. Meade will be required to obtain a one-day or multi-day pass. Visitors may no longer simply drive through the vehicle inspection…

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Garrison Commander Discusses Growth and Transportation Needs

Fort George G. Meade Garrison Commander Col. Brian Foley discussed the ongoing growth at Fort Meade, and the transportation challenges created by that growth, during a March 15 briefing before…

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Industry Day Focuses on Innovation & Collaboration

The Fort Meade Alliance held its 4th annual Industry Day on March 3rd at the BWI Westin. Government acquisition executives and commercial cybersecurity leaders shared insights on contracting and the…

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FMA Plans Relaxation Station to Thank Military Spouses

The Fort Meade Alliance’s Military & Family Committee will host a Relaxation Station for military spouses during the Fort George G. Meade Military Spouse Job Fair on Wednesday, May 4.…

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FMA Seeks Tech Mania Presenters

Help the Fort Meade Alliance address the critical need for highly skilled workers in the region by participating as a presenter during Tech Mania. Tech Mania is the FMA’s signature…

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Fort Meade to Reopen Mapes Road Gate

The Fort George G. Meade (FGGM) access control point located on Mapes Road and Route 175 will reopen on Feb. 29. The gate has been closed since 2013 because of…

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A Day in the Life of DISA

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Vice Director, Air Force Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel provided FMA members some perspective on what it takes to operate a $30 billion global network in…

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FMA Promotes Workforce Priorities in Annapolis

The Fort Meade Alliance urged lawmakers to enable Anne Arundel County Public Schools to bring more industry expertise into the classroom and create a pathway to teaching opportunities for industry…

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Ken McCreedy Named to FMA Board of Directors

The Fort Meade Alliance has appointed former Fort George G. Meade (FGGM) Garrison Commander Col. Kenneth O. McCreedy, USA (Ret.) to its Board of Directors. McCreedy currently serves as Senior Director of…

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State and Howard County Partner to Widen 32

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman announced a $152 million investment to widen Maryland Route 32. The partnership with Howard County will allow the State to…

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March 3: DISA’s Douglas Packard to Speak at FMA Industry Day

Douglas Packard, Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Procurement Directorate and Chief of the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, will participate in the government panel during the Fort…

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Moving NSA Technology from the Lab to the Marketplace

Fort Meade Alliance members learned more about how the National Security Agency Technology Transfer Program (NSA TTP) creates partnerships to move technology from the lab to the marketplace during the…

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Learn How DISA’s Regional Impact Affects You

Since moving its headquarters to Fort George G. Meade in 2011, the Defense Information Systems Agency’s mission, and its economic impact on the state, has grown significantly. In fiscal year…

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Learn More About the NSA Technology Transfer Program

The NSA Technology Transfer Program (TTP) builds on innovation and shares knowledge by collaborating with industry, academia and other government agencies to roll NSA technology out to the marketplace and…

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County Leaders & Community Partners Celebrate NSA Day

Fort Meade Alliance Executive Committee members joined several Anne Arundel County officials and community partners to recognize the employees of the National Security Agency by designating November 4, 2015 as…

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Save the Date: Industry Day Will Be Held March 3

Mark your calendars as the Fort Meade Alliance’s Meade Business Connect will host Industry Day on March 3, 2016 at the Westin BWI Hotel. The event will provide unprecedented access…

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Boosting Veteran Employment Remains an FMA Priority

The latest veteran unemployment numbers were released earlier this month, and while the veteran unemployment rate has dropped from 3.9 to 3.6 percent nationally, the State of Maryland has the…

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FMA’s Annual STEM Family Night Showcases STEM Subjects to Area Students

Hundreds of local elementary and middle school students, and their parents, learned about careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) during the Fort Meade Alliance’s (FMA) STEM Family Night,…

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Rising Star Network Hosts Successful Mentorship Event

More than 30 young professionals participated in the Fort Meade Alliance’s first Rising Star Network mentorship event on November 19, gaining insights from Fort George G. Meade (FGGM) Garrison Commander…

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Fort Meade Alliance Appoints New Board Members

The Fort Meade Alliance (FMA) has appointed four new members to its Board of Directors effective Nov. 12, 2015. New Board members include Robert Hannon, President and CEO of Anne…

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New Transit Plan Benefits Fort Meade Region

Governor Larry Hogan recently announced $135 million in targeted investments to improve mass transit in the Baltimore metropolitan area and enhance connections to major suburban job centers like the Fort…

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FMA Program Targets Young Leaders

The Fort Meade Alliance is looking for your company’s young leaders to participate in our newest initiative. The Rising Star Network, which targets young professionals 35 years or younger, is…

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STEM Family Night is Nov. 4

Do you know elementary and middle school aged students interested in STEM? Come out to the FMA’s free STEM Family Night on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at Arundel Mills Mall in…

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Penny Cantwell Named Volunteer of the Year

FMA Education & Workforce Development Chair Penny Cantwell of Howard Bank, was named Volunteer of the Year by the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County. She will be honored during…

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DISA Hosts FMA’s Tech Mania, Showcasing STEM Careers

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) hosted the Fort Meade Alliance’s Fall Tech Mania, providing more than 100 ninth grade students with interactive technology demonstrations and insights into STEM careers.…

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Ad Space Available for 8th Annual Destination Fort Meade Guide

The Fort Meade Alliance will publish the 8th annual Destination Fort Meade Guide in the Spring 2016. Secure your ad space today to showcase your company to a valued and…

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DISA’s Growing Impact on Maryland

Air Force Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel, Vice Director of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), briefed the Maryland Military Installation Council on September 25 on DISA’s mission and economic impact.…

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FMA Foundation Receives More Than $13,000 from the Baltimore Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles raised more than $13,000 to support the Fort Meade Alliance Foundation’s campaign to create an Education and Resiliency Center for service personnel, their families and civilians at…

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Making Maryland More Competitive

Earlier this year, the Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission, chaired by retired Lockheed Martin CEO Norm Augustine, released a report outlining 32 recommendations to make Maryland more competitive.…

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